MCAT

Snapshot of the MCAT: Frequently Asked Questions

Infographic displaying a snapshot of the MCAT

By now, you’re probably preparing for your journey to medical school amid the disruption of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The good news is that we are committed to supporting students during this uncertain time. As you consider registering to take the MCAT in 2020, you should educate yourself on the admissions test. That’s why we’ve put together this snapshot of the MCAT to help answer frequently asked questions. See the infographic below.

We hope you enjoyed this snapshot of the MCAT. This admissions test marks the beginning of a long and rewarding journey through medical school. The reality is that while the circumstances may be less than ideal, the world needs more doctors. This means that there has never been a better time to attend medical school, which is why succeeding in the MCAT is critical.

A note about COVID-19’s impact on the 2020 MCAT

The AAMC has expanded the MCAT testing calendar to accommodate more students who plan to take the exam this year. They have also opened MCAT registration for the updated 2020 MCAT Testing Calendar, with test dates ranging from May 29th to September 28th. For detailed MCAT updates concerning COVID-19’s impact on schedules, visit the AAMC’s MCAT Coronavirus page.


If you’re currently an undergraduate student who intends to go on to medical school and become a physician, check out our comprehensive MCAT online learning tool to help you achieve your dream MCAT score.